Cincinnati, OH
A 58-year-old female asked:

Have cataracts in both eyes 3 years - blurred/double vision - have to buy new glasses every 6 mod. dr said cataracts not big enough for surgery yet. ?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Cataracts: Decision when to have cataract surgery depends on: how much glare/halos you have when driving at night if you drive at night (what did your glare test show?); effect on your activities of daily living; loss of best corrected vision; microscopic exam at slit lamp of cataract; other risk factors (pseudoexfoliation, glaucoma, diabetes & it's control= causes vision flux). See
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Last updated Sep 7, 2015


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